Since the Charlie Smith Heart of A Lion Award made its debut in 2004, it has been given to the Freed-Hardeman University senior athlete who has demonstrated qualities of courage, determination, hard work, exemplary performance and service to others.
Dr. Kent Brantly, medical missionary and Ebola survivor, will speak at Freed-Hardeman University's 51st annual benefit dinner Dec. 4 in Loyd Auditorium, according to an announcement Tuesday by FHU President Dr. Joe Wiley.
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott announced Tuesday the promotion of Captain Tony Barham to Major and Executive Officer to the colonel, effective immediately.
On Tuesday, May 19, there were 22 seniors that boarded the bus to go on a "Mystery Trip!" They went to Green Frog Village at Bells. Mr. John Freeman and his wife met them there for a tour of the village, beginning at the little chapel.
Schedule of Events Noon - Kimberlie Helton's School of Voice 2 p.m. - Music 4 p.m. - Gospel Singing - Bob Sumrall, Vicki Dickson, Buel Maness, Macy Morrison, Abbie Bayless, Andrea Holland, Tanya Oliver, Kay Springfield, Frank Bell and Zane Bolton
Happy birthday wishes go to Linda Phillips and Misty Fortune on May 22; Pat Cates, Eugene Springer and Jimmie Martin on May 23; Jan Johnson and Harold Wright on May 24; Dean Hutcherson on May 25; and Kevin Maness and Tammy Bethune on May 26.
Hello to everyone! Greetings from the City. The very first thing I would like to say is THANK YOU Lord for allowing us reading this article to see another week. The second thing I would like to say this week is THANK YOU! Thank you for taking the time out to buy and read the Chester County Independent paper.
There are not a lot of people born into most friend's circles that have a "silver spoon" in their mouth. However, the majority of people claim to live from paycheck to paycheck and they see no way to really get ahead -- even those that have full 40-hour a week jobs.
You might wonder what is so great about June? For some it is that June is about halfway through the year. The first of June is number 152 of the year if you are counting (153 if it happens to be a Leap Year). That leaves everyone with 213 days until the end of the year.
Strata? What's a strata? While not as well known as quiche, strata is a great, multipurpose food that can be served for almost any meal, and since it's lovely, fluffy and eggy, it seems like a great special occasion dish, like for Mother's Day or Easter.
Several years ago, we took a trip to Estes Park, Colo., to visit the Celtic heritage festival that's held there every year. We had a great vacation, and it was fun to watch the dogs of the British Isles and to find our family tartans. However, one of my husband's favorite parts of the festival was the mini-meat pies.
The Chester County campaign for the restoration of Old Main building on the Freed-Hardeman University campus has made considerable progress, according to FHU Chancellor Milton Sewell. Approximately 86 percent of the $1 million goal has been reached, committee members learned Monday, May 11, at their meeting.
If a day on a farm could inspire one to become a farmer, then Chester County may have several young farmers in a few years. On Thursday of last week, Falcon Ridge Farms was the destination of East Chester's five first-grade classes, along with their teachers and several "much appreciated" parents and grandparents.
Ten students were added to Freed-Hardeman University's chapter of Delta Mu Delta in an induction ceremony Wednesday, May 6, in the Brown-Kopel Business Center. The honor society brings recognition to the top students in the College of Business.
Lane College announced that former 13-time All-Pro linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis will be the guest speaker at its inaugural Dinner with the Pros, a fundraiser that will benefit the Lane College Athletic Department.